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While the South Loop is a large part of the Near South Side MLS neighborhood, residents tend to think of it as its own area with a distinct feel and a unique set of amazing cultural and historical offerings. 

Among those offerings? The South Loop's eastern edge includes Museum Campus, a sprawling, gorgeous section of Grant Park that includes the Adler Planetarium, the Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium, along with lots of green space and stunning views of Lake Michigan. Want even more greenery? The South Loop also boasts easy access to Northerly Island, an undeveloped peninsula that is a welcome refuge for city-dwelling nature lovers (and fans of outdoor concerts).

As for Chicago history, the southern edge of South Loop includes legendary Soldier Field, home of the Bears; the area also includes some of Printer's Row - once the central hub of the Midwest's publishing industry - and the Prairie Avenue "Millionaire's Row," the home to many of Chicago's 19th century elites. Plus, this area is home to facilities for some of Chicago's institutions of higher learning, like Columbia College Chicago and Roosevelt University

Curious about what else to expect out of the South Loop? Here are a few handy resources worth checking out: 

Ready to give the area a look for yourself?

Here are the current market statistics for South Loop as of fall 2019:


This wonderful corner condo features living space upstairs and bedrooms downstairs with a beautiful kitchen and an open entertaining space. Kitchen and baths are modern with granite, marble and steam shower in master bath. Master bedroom features walk-in custom closet! The bedrooms are co-located on the same cozy lower level. Washer/dryer included. Attached deck is great for grilling. Enjoy living room fireplace. Parking space included in price. 

This unit is in a prime spot to enjoy the best of Wicker Park, offering close proximity to public transit, retail, restaurants, parks, the 606 trail, and so much more.

Whether you’re looking to buy a home in a Near North high rise or you hear the Bungalow Belt calling your name, research has shown that owning real estate can be one of the smartest investments there is for building wealth, and securing your and your family’s long-term financial outlook. 

Homeownership can be a key way to start building up your wealth, particularly when you look ahead to the future. In fact, did you know that, historically, current and future homeowners trust real estate as a worthy long-term investment tool more than any other investment vehicle? And this number is only growing. In 2011, a solid 19% of U.S. residents thought of real estate as the smartest choice to put their money; in 2019, this total has increased to a whopping 35%, according to a report from Keeping Current Matters

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Chicago's Edgewater Neighborhood

Looking for the very best of North Side living?

Chicago's Edgewater - a community area bordered on the north by Devon Avenue, on the south by Foster Avenue, west by Ravenswood Avenue, and on the east by Lake Michigan - is located about seven miles north of the Loop.

Once a popular haunt of celebrities, politicians, and other big shots, Edgewater is still notable for its easy access to beaches, its plethora of winning local businesses, and its central Bryn Mawr historic district, which comes complete with vintage lamp posts and architecture that instantly whisks you back to the roaring 1920s. 

Want to get a better feel for this unique slice of Chicagoland? Here are a few resources worth checking out:

Want to call Edgewater home? Ready to buy or sell in this amazing area? Here are the current housing market statistics for Edgewater that you need to know now:

Edgewater's Current Condo Market

1. The Median Sales Price of an Edgewater Condo Is Bouncing Back

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